Podcasts

ICSID's podcasts feature conversations with a range of influential individuals in the field of international investment law and dispute settlement. 

 

Spotlight on ICSID's Caseload Statistics

ICSID releases a report on its case-related statistics twice per year. These report on trends in ICSID’s overall caseload—going back to the first case in 1972—as well as developments over the last calendar or fiscal year. Damon Vis-Dunbar spoke with Ana Constanza Conover Blancas, who also leads the Centre’s statistical work, about the data that ICSID tracks and what it reveals about the ICSID caseload.

Investor-State Disputes: Making Mediation Mainstream

In this podcast hosted by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR), James South, CEDR Managing Director, interviews Meg Kinnear, ICSID Secretary-General about the continuing progress mediation is making in the field of investor-State dispute settlement. James and Meg discuss the growing momentum around mediation, the key advantages of mediation for resolving investment disputes, and ICSID’s role in supporting the development of mediation as a viable dispute resolution tool.

 

Young ICSID Arbitration Stories: Episode One

In this inaugural podcast from Young ICSID, Bowon Choi and Edgar Leonardo Vivas Colmenares—both part of the 2020 ICSID internship program—spoke with Deputy-Secretary Generals Gonzalo Flores and Martina Polasek about career development, their roles at ICSID, and trends in investor-State dispute settlement.

 

In Conversation with Professor Yuejiao Zhang

During a recent visit to Washington, D.C. Professor Zhang met with Meg Kinnear, ICSID’s Secretary-General, for a wide-ranging conversation on trade and investment dispute settlement, the development of China's international economic legislation, and her personal mentors.